ca. 1875 Sachsen Coburg Gotha family by Viktor Angerer

The sitters are (l. to r.)  Duchess Amalie of Bavaria (née Princess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and wife of Duke Max Emanuel), Duke Max Emanuel of Bavaria, Prince Ludwig August of Coburg (husband of Prinzessin Leopoldina von Brasilien), Prince Ferdinand of Coburg (late Czar of Bulgaria), Archduchess Clotilde von Österreich (née Princess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and wife of Archduke Joseph), Archduke Joseph of Austria, Prince Philipp of Coburg, and Princess Louise of Cobrug (née Princess of Belgium and wife of Prince Philipp).

From Wikimedia; sepia tone removed by gogm.

Duchess Amelie wears her hair straight, Clotilde wears hers curly and under a cap, while Princess Louise's coiffure is alost as complex as one from the 1770s. All three wear high necklines and long sleeves and all of their dresses are adorned with ruffles.

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